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Product Development Engineer – Fuel & DEF Systems

Product Development Engineer – Fuel & DEF Systems

Job ID 
# of Positions 
Internal Title 
Prod Develop Engr Sr
Position Type 
Regular Employee
Product Development - PD
Up To 25%
Relocation Offered 
ERP Eligibility 
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus


The Product Development Engineer – Fuel & DEF Systems, will specify, analyze, design and release component and subsystem effects related to fuel and diesel exhaust fluid storage and distribution. 

  • Define problem assumptions, boundary & interface conditions, and design requirements
  • Concept development, 3D modeling, 2D drafting, and cost analysis of design proposals
  • Create clearance, fit, and packaging layouts of current existing and new design components, including GD&T specifications, in accordance with requirements
  • Work with CAE to define boundary conditions and inputs to develop model simulations and FEA
  • Work with validation teams to ensure that all DVP activities are planned and executed in a timely manner, with a high level of quality and purpose
  • Work cross-functionally with other engineering teams and disciplines, such as manufacturing, purchasing, and materials to manage the release and implementation of system components
  • Lead projects, with minimal design and engineering oversight, from start to finish
  • Contact and visit Navistar and supplier manufacturing facilities to communicate, support, and control the implementation of design changes
  • Lead and support the generation of design documentation such as specifications, DVP's, dFMEA's, 8D’s, DRD’s, and concern reports

Position Purpose and Requirements

Provides technical and analytical support to Product Development Engineering. May provide direction and guidance to less experienced team members. Refers problems that cannot be resolved to the next level. Serves as a central resource with design, process, manufacturing, test, quality and marketing as the product(s) move to production and distribution. Involvement may last throughout all stages of a product’s lifecycle including modifications, upgrades and maintenance of the product or product line.


Basic Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology
  • At least 2 years experience in product design/development


  • Master’s Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology

Additional Requirements

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

Desired Skills:

  • Teamcenter (Siemens PLM) is a plus
  • Unigraphics (UG) experience


  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Composure
  • Problem Solving
  • Drive for Results

Compliance/Marketing Requirements

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Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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